Skip to comments.New Movie Alleges ‘Privilege,’ ‘Toxic Culture’ Led to Covington Boys’ March for Life Confrontation
Posted on 07/07/2021 7:36:17 PM PDT by marshmallow
The Boys in Red Hats debuts this month and the filmmakers boast that the narrative will 'piss off both sides' involved in the altercation.
July 7, 2021 (LifeSiteNews) – A new documentary will be released this month about the 2019 Covington Boys/March for Life controversy, though whether the filmmakers are interested in truth or fiction remains to be seen.
Premiering July 16 at select theaters and virtual screenings in a handful of states, The Boys in Red Hats concerns the January 2019 confrontation between a group of teens from Kentucky’s Covington Catholic High School and Native American activist Nathan Phillips at that year’s March for Life in Washington, D.C.
Near the end of the pro-life demonstration, the press erupted with claims that a viral video showed the students harassing Phillips outside the Lincoln Memorial. But additional extended video and firsthand accounts soon revealed that Phillips was the one who waded into the group, which had been waiting for its bus, and decided to sing and beat a drum inches from the face of stationary student Nick Sandmann, whereas the boys had merely clapped and cheered in time with Phillips’ performance, and performed school cheers in hopes of drowning out racist taunts from nearby members of the Black Hebrew Israelites fringe group.
As additional video came to light last year, many journalists and public figures quickly deleted their snap condemnations of the students, and some either tried to keep the original narrative alive or refused to unequivocally retract or apologize for their initial claims. The latter led to various lawsuits on behalf of the boys, with suits against The Washington Post and CNN having since been settled.
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A click-bait movie.
The advent of cheap HD video and the long term decline of the profession of journalism have produced a lot of terrible documentary material of late. Absolutely no regard for the truth, and perhaps an inability to recognize it when bumped into...
I’m sure this action-packed thriller will kick Fast and Furious 9 (or whatever the plebs are watching these days) off the top 10 list
If it will upset both sides, perhaps the “documentary” makers better get themselves an attorney.
What kind of creeps would show-up to “counter-protest” the March For Life?
If they support abortion - let them have their own march.
Great; someone else to sue for defamation.
GMTA…🤣 The lefties just can’t catch a clue on that event. Hope their checkbook is warmed up & the lawyers are on SpeedDial.
>>I’m sure this action-packed thriller will kick Fast and Furious 9 (or whatever the plebs are watching these days) off the top 10 list
Shouldn’t be hard. CSPAN is more intellectually stimulating than those FF video montages.
The students are guilty, whether they did anything or not, because they're White, may have money and they're wearing White Supremacist hats!
The Sandmanns may not have been wealthy before, but they sure as hell are, now.
Who won a lawsuit?
To Lifesite author. There was NO “confrontation” between the Covington students and the fake Vietnam veteran Indian agitator.
If you want maintain your credibility as a writer, you’d BETTER GET YOUR FACTS STRAIGHT BEFORE YOU WRITE. Otherwise, you are just as incompetent as those on the Left.
Sandeman didn’t “confront” anyone. The entire event was the fault of the leftist Indian agitator. It is a good thing it was the kid who just stood there and smiled at the guy. If he came up and started beating that drum in my face I would have decked him.
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